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Specialist teams supporting pupils and staff at Blackpool school

Pupils and staff at a Blackpool school left devastated by the Manchester Arena bombing are being offered specialist support and counselling.

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Armed police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig (Pic: Press Association)

'It shook my whole body' - Blackpool mum caught up in 'explosion' at Manchester Arena

A resort mum has spoken of her horror after being caught up in a suicide bomb blast at Manchester Arena.
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Susie Nicholas, charity manager at Beaverbrooks and Talking Newspaper volunteer

Talking newspaper honoured by Tower

Charity chiefs are hoping it will be ‘all white on the night’ when Blackpool Tower celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Talking Newspaper in the town.


Couple marry for last weeks together

A couple who were told they only have weeks together have tied the knot – just days after they were given the devastating news.

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Emily Bonney, 18, has cystric fibrosis, but that didn't stop her helping her ParaCheer team win a gold medal at the 2017 World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida.

Emily cheered on to gold medal!

A teenager who relies on ‘countless tablets and medications’ every day to keep her illness at bay is a world beater.

Emergency services in Bright Street, South Shore (Pic: Elliot Melrose)

Flat searched amid fears person is trapped in burning building

Firefighters searched a block of flats in South Shore after a fire broke out yesterday evening.


VIDEO: A quirky high-flying treat for these care home residents

Residents at a care home climbed aboard a plane yesterday – without even leaving the building.


Blaze spread to nearby house

A house was engulfed by flames in Marton in the early hours of this morning.

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Police have issued a warning to licensees

Break in alert for resort pubs and takeaways

Pub bosses in Blackpool are being warned to take extra precautions following a string of break-ins in the resort.

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Council workmen remove the offending phone box.

Boxed off! Eyesore payphone taken out

South Shore businesses are celebrating after winning the battle of the phone box.

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Steel frame going up at Hampton by Hilton

New hotel is transforming key site on South Promenade

This week’s Project Update feature looks at the Hampton by Hilton hotel being built on South Promenade which is now taking shape.

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The Kimberley Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool.

Revised flats bid hoping to get approval

Developers will be hoping it is fourth time lucky when their proposals to redevelop boarded up hotels in South Shore go before council planners once more.

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Mark Isaac

Angry neighbour sent to prison over flytip furore

A man who threatened his neighbours with knives after believing they were flytipping outside his home has been jailed for 20 months.

South Shore Academy are celebrating being out of special measures by Ofsted.  Pictured is headteacher Jane Bailey with Laura Caygill, Josh Heap, Kye Wylie and Valerija Ravinska

Fylde school celebrates amazing turnaround

The headteacher of a school once branded among the worst on the Fylde coast today said the hard work is far from over after it was removed from special measures.

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Letter from Queen was ‘an honour’ says Nina

Letter from Queen was ‘an honour’ says Nina

A woman who helped bring home a forgotten First World War memorial has celebrated her 100th birthday.

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Missing Elise Wareing (Pic: Lancashire Police)

Second appeal for missing girl, who was found after vanishing on Easter Monday

Police have again appealed for the public's help in finding a missing schoolgirl.

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Charlotte Vickers, admin officer at the Solaris Centre views plans for the Armfield Academy

Plans for new resort school go on display

Plans for the Armfield Academy, set to open in Blackpool next year, have gone on show.

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Fire in South Shore, Blackpool

Home owner woken by carpet fire

A house owner woke in the middle of the night to put out an open fire which had set his carpet alight.
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CCTV from inside the nursery showing the raider

Staff and children upset by Blackpool nursery break-in

Parents and children were left distraught when a masked raider smashed his way into a Blackpool Nursery – to grab just £15
Queues of traffic on Squires Gate Lane caused by carriageway restrictions last year

Disruption on roads to enable infrastructure projects to go ahead

Motorists in South Shore are bracing themselves for weeks of fresh disruption.

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